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you then. police are revealing new evidence in the 1984 disappearance of kevin collins. it is a story you first heard about here on abc7 news last tuesday. police released these two photos of a man they identified as wayne jackson. but he had a number of aliases including the name he went by when he died in 2008. leslie brinkley spoke with kevin collins' relatives and she has their reaction. >> you have to remember it has been 29 years since 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared and it has been one week since police reopened the cold case and dug up bones. today police are asking for the public's help, and today the family is shaking their head and asking why more wasn't done sooner? san francisco police want people to look at this man's photo and see if they remember him from 29 years ago. he is a man of many names, wayne jackson, raymond william stewart, tellly leigh dawson, kelly sean stewart and dan leonard therion. >> in 1981 jackson was arrested under the name of wayne jackson in the fisherman's wharf area for kidnapping and lewd acts on a child. >> for the first time san franci
. >> also developing news in the investigation into the 1984 disappearance of kevin collins. police are holding a news conference this afternoon that couldst on this man, a "person of interest" who died five years ago. the boy disappeared on the way home from basketball practice in february of 1984. he was seen half a block from the school on a bus, and the person person lived in the area at the time and his home was searched but police found nothing. last week as we first reported, police returned with cadaver dogs and digging equipment and found small bone fragments that have been sent to a laboratory for analysis. our news reporter will have were more in the next half hour. >> fairfield police will provide an update into the investigation of the murder of a 13-year-old. they identified the body of the 13-year-old teen who has been found and released this surveillance video of the girl in fairfield on thursday afternoon at corner of grand circle, four miles great the park where her naked body was discovered at sunrise on friday morning. no word of any arrests in the case so far. >
got out of prison in 1984th same year that kevin collins was abducted using the name dan therrien. he lived a block away from where cribs disappear-- from where he disappeared. >> they are doing everything they can. we had our office right next door to where this guy was. we were there for six months. he was living there probably laughing at us. >> authorities dug up the garage of his house and found what appears to be animal bones that are now being analyzed. >> developing news, san jose police are searching for a suspect would escaped from instead by stealing a police van while handcuffed. authorities say the 32-year-old sanchez was arrested on drug-related warrants yesterday. he was uncomfortable when they put him in handcuffs because of his large 5' 8" 275-pound frame so officers did a favor by linking him to two sets of handcuffs. he stretched his arms and slip the legs through the cuffed arms and took off in the van which still had the keys in the ignition. the van was located two hours later a mile away. sanchez was on probation for drug charge but will now likely face new char
in the investigation into the 1984 disappearance of kevin collins. san francisco police are holding a news conference this afternoon that could center on this man, dan kelly, a "person of interest" in the case who died five years ago. the boy was seen leaving school in the haight-ashbury in february of 1984. he was ten. the suspect lived across the street from the school. at the time the police searched his home but did not find anything. last week, as we first reported police returned with dogs and found small bone fragments in the basement which have been sent to a laboratory for analysis. our reporter will have more on the case in a live report in the next half hour. >> police are planning a news conference today in fairfield over the investigation of a murder of a 13-year-old girl. they have identified the body of the teen last week. the 13-year-old showed this surveillance video in fairfield on thursday afternoon at corner of grand circle four miles from the park where her naked body was discovered on friday morning. in word of any arrests in the case so far. her cousin is planning a vigil at th
to this investigation. >> kevin collins disappeared almost 29 years ago. he was last seen at a bus stop in san francisco. abc7 news reporter is here with what this new information means to the investigation. sergio? >> abc7 news has learned the main person of interest in the disappearance of 1 collins kevin collins had a wrap sheet and it included kidnapping. abc news was the first on the scene when police took jackhammers into this home. our source tells us that is where dan t he also wented. he also went by the name of kelly. he was questioned by police six days after kevin collins disappeared. investigators never searched his backyard or basement at the time. cold case investigators returned to the home this week and tore up the basement floor looking for evidence that might link him to the young boy. the home is right across the street from kevin's old school. our sources say therion had a dog. earlier this week the lead investigator in this cold case told abc7 reporter vic lee a key detail of what two witnesses saw way back in 1984 jie. wenother uh dolt -- another adult witness saying they saw kevi
. until then, have a great night. >>> developing news in the search for kevin collins tonight the one thing pointing police to a person of interest and his family's reaction. >> we know more about what led to a triple homicide in rural sonoma county. and why investigators do not believe anyone sells in danger. >> a cable car collision injures nearly a dozen pa;. their two inch bolt that caused this accident. >> and the strange contraption you may have seen on the bay. >> this case is a case that haunts the san francisco police department. and has pretty much throughout the career of everybody that has been here. >> police reveal new evidence in an investigation you first heard about here on abc 7 news. they've reopened the books and identified a suspect in that 1984 disappear yebs of kevin collins he is a man with a criminal record, including kidnapping that lives in the neighborhood where kevin collins was last seen, police are now calling him wayne jackson but is he known as other aliases, including ferian. >> today police would only say this man is a person of interest, but it's c
evidence if a 1984 disappearance of kevin collins, investigators have released these two to toes of the man identified at wayne jackson but he used a number of fake names including dan therrien the name he was using when he died in 1988. jackson had a history of child molestation including the sexual assault of two kids in canada. he got out of prison in 1984, the same year that kevin collins was abducted at age ten. he lived a block away from where collins disappeared. >> the individual with five names that now we know had a history of molesting young boys, he should haven a much stronger suspect. authorities dug up the garage on masonic and found what appears to be animal bones that are tested in analyzed. >> fairfield police are asking for your help in the killer of a 13-year-old, the guardian also reported her missing last thursday evening. the girl's naked body was found friday morning at the park. investigators say an autopsy confirmed she was killed. they will not say how. police are also not releasing any information of possible suspects or suspicious vehicles. a surveillance video
-oldies appearance of kevin collins. abc7 news has learned the name of a key figure in that case and why people are hoping that will bring an toned this long investigation. ten-year-old kevin collins disappeared almost 29 years
-year-old kevin collins from the haight-ashbury neighborhood. police searched a him on masonic avenue last week as we first reported, finding bone fragments in the basement and sent them to a laboratory for analysis. the announcement could center on this man, known as dan kelly. he was a "person of interest" in the case but he died five years ago. >> these bay area hospitals face fines for putting patient's health at risk not following procedures in an emergency situation. st. mary's medical center from in san francisco did not follow surgical and medical procedures. they have reviewed the incidents and say patient care and safety are top priority. and staff at the medical center left a foreign object in a patient after surgery. the medical center has yet to return our call for comment. the hospitals can appeal. >> the postal service today delivered news that customers have been warned was coming, dropping the bulk of saturday deliveries driven by worsening financial bleeding. eric thomas joins us on that story. >> the postal service hopes to save $2 billion a year by stopping delivery of lette
it will bring an end to this long investigation. ten-year-old kevin collins disappeared almost 29 years ago, last seen at a bus stop in san francisco. abc7 news reporter said the main person of interest in the disappearance had a rap sheet that included kidnapping. >> abc7 news was the first on scene tuesday when police took jackhammers into this home on masonic avenue. that's where dan therrion lived. he also went by the name kelly. he was questioned six days after kevin collins disappeared. they went to question him six days after kevin disappeared. but they went back this year and tore up the floor that might link him to the boy. home is right away cross the street from kevin's old school. therrion he had a dog. lead investigator told abc7 vic lee a key detail of what two witnesses saw way back in 1984. >> we had another adult witness telling that they saw kevin in front of 1106, 1108 masonic. there was a white man there again in his 20s or 30s and had a big great dane black dog. >> during this week's search, cadaver dogs located bones in the police of that home. they say the bones could
with dan and cheryl. >> disappearance of kevin collins and why police issued a plea for information bay person suspected in a 30-year-old kidnapping. >> also, nearly a dozen people hurt on san francisco most-popular cable car lines. what caused the car to suddenly stop wout warning. >> a call for help in the kevin collins missing child case, police hoping someone will come forward with information about this man seen in two photos. he may have been last person to see the 10-year-old before he disappeared nearly 30 years ago. police want help. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> i'm cheryl jennings. police say the person of interest in the case had several aliases and an extensive criminal record. vick he was the first reporter at the search scene and led the coverage on this story. let's start with test results. >> the chief theld news conference to ask for help in solving this case. that is why he's hoped to jog people's memories. also released information about the past that helped convince investigators that this man may be responsible for the disappearance of a little boy. the person o
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developments this morning in the nearly three decade old disappearance of kevin collins. we have learned the name of a key figure in the case and why police are hoping it will bring an end to this long investigation. he was just ten years old when he disappeared almost 29 years ago. last seen at a bus stop in san francisco. sergio quintana says the main person of interest in the disappearance had a rap sheet that included kidnapping. >> we were the first on the scene on tuesday when police took jack hammers into the home. our source says that is where dan lived. those sources says he went by the name kelly. he was questioned by police after kevin collins disappeared and they never searched his backyard or basement at the time. but investigators returned to the home this week and tore ust the basement floor looking for evidence. the home is across street his old school. our sources say he had a dog. the lead investigator in this cold case told abc7 reporter vic lee a key detail of what two witnesses saw way back in 1984. >> we had another adult witness telling they saw kevin in front of 1
. they recently called him the key suspect in the disappearance of this boy, 10-year-old kevin collins. kevin was last seen leaving his school in april 1984. therion lived uh -- across the street from the school kevin attended. at the time police searched the home and found nothing. last week as abc7 news last reported, police returned with cadaver dogs to search his basement and backyard. they found small bone fragments that have been sent to a lab for analysis. police tell us they will hold a news conference tomorrow afternoon. abc7 news will be there, and we will bring you all of the latest developments. >>> also new at an a an abc news source says lance armstrong is being investigated by federal authorities. it is part of a criminal investigation. the source says they are looking into charges of obstruction, witness tampering and intimidation by armstrong. his fellow cyclists have said armstrong coerced them into using performance enhancing drugs. armstrong was cleared of charges in southern california and today the same attorney reiterated that armstrong would not be charged. but an abc
the key suspect in the disappearance of this boy, 10-year-old kevin collins. kevin was last seen leaving his school in april 1984. therion lived uh -- across the street from the school kevin attended. at the time police searched the home and found nothing. last week as abc7 news last reported, police returned with cadaver dogs to search his basement and backyard. they found small bone fragments that have been sent to a lab for analysis. police tell us they will hold a news conference tomorrow afternoon. abc7 news will be there, and we will bring you all of the latest developments. >>> also new at 11:00, an abc news source says lance armstrong is being investigated by federal authorities. it is part of a criminal investigation. the source says they are looking into charges of obstruction, witness tampering and intimidation by armstrong. his fellow cyclists have said armstrong coerced them into using performance enhancing drugs. armstrong was cleared of charges in southern california and today the same attorney reiterated that armstrong would not be charged. but an abc news source says the
learned the main person of interest in the disappearance of 10-year-old kevin collins had a rap sheet including kidnapping. source was knowledge of the investigation tell us it's one of the main reasons that police are focusing now on dan" ferrin. police took jam hammers and tore up the basement floor looking for evidence that might link him to this young boy. the home is across the street from kevin's old school. our sources say he had a dog two, witnesses told police they last saw kevin talking to a man with a large dog. and one saw them tolgt in front of ferrian's house. dog and of course they sent them to the crime lab to be certain of that. >> twitter has been hacked. the company says it's attacked by hacker who's obtained e mail addresses of pass words of 250,000 customers and probably was in the isolated. twitter cancelled the pass words and advised users on how to create new ones. >> bank of america web site has been down most of the day. and if you try to do any banking today thaechl plains the error message you saw. b of a says atms are still working. >> the project is on t
into the disappearance of kevin collins who disappeared in 1984 when he was ten. his case generated national attention. he is one of the first children to appear on a milk carton. it was very upsetting to this neighborhood who knew him well, saw him in the neighborhood. he lived across the street from his school. police say they have a "person of interest" who used to live in this house on masonic. he is dan
and arrest until recently when the cold case unit began looking at this case. >> new at 6:00 kevin collins aunt and uncle say they were hoping for more today. they watched the news conference. his uncle appreciates effort police are making but thinks investigators let jackson slip their fingers in the 08s. >> got to give sfpd credit for reopening the case and putting a lot of resources behind it but they were so close they should have had it. what they're doing now, looks like they're doing everything. we had an office right next door to where this guy was. we were there six months and he he was living that whole time probably laughing at us, you know? it's my feeling. i think they should have had him. >> his aunt says she's not sure why police are making such an effort now to search for a suspect. >> fairfield police are asking for your help to find a killer of a 7th grade girl. the guardian reported her missing thursday evening. the-]9ñm girl's naked body discovered friday morning at allen wit park. today investigators say an autopsy confirmed she was killed but they have not said now.
kevin collins was abducted. using a different name jackson lived one block away from the school. jackson was named a person of interest, but that was all. he died in 2008. fast-forward to 2013 when san francisco police reopened the cold case. the family held their breath. bones dug up in the garage of jackson's house appeared to be animal bones. still collins' family is stunned and police never connected these dots before. >> for the individual with five names that now we know had a history of molesting young boys, it seemed like he should have been a stronger suspect back then. >> they said he was a person of interest in 1984. why didn't they connect that with the arrest made in 1981? alias or no alias, they had fingerprints. >> i am not disparaging what they are doing now. it looks like they are doing everything they can. but we had our office right next door to where this guy was. we were there for six months and he was living there the whole time probably laughing at us. >> it is hard going through it all again, and we have nothing concrete. >> police say they are still analyzing the
police investigators are asking for the public's health in the 1984 disappearance case of kevin collins, a story you first heard here last tuesday. there are new photos of wayne jackson a "person of interest"
of a man suspected in the disappearance of kevin collins. >>> and the one thing colin kaepernick always keeps with him and why. >> hey, 49er fans, thanks for the way you cheered on our hometown heroes all season long. >> you let them get to new orleans. >> no matter the outcome, let's respect the city of san francisco. >> that means there will be no place for bad behavior when we win this thing. >> 49er fans are world-class. let's show the world just how great we are. >> who's got it better than us? nobody! go niner! >> good morning, thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler in for lease marzullo. >> good morning, everyone. looking at the colors of the niners this morning. we are waking up to higher clouds. even reduced visibility with some fog in some areas this morning. be careful. temperatures are pretty mild, though. we've dropped off into the upper 30s to near 40 in our coolest protected valleys. otherwise we are looking at 50s around san francisco with the cloud cover. it will take some time for the cloud to burn off but we also have the higher clouds making for a mostly to partly
in the case of ten-year-old kevin collins, the 4th grader in 1984. police searched a home last week as we first reported digging up bone fragments in a basement believed from an animal but they were sent to the laboratory for analysis. mike nicco is here with the forecast. >> chilly in many areas. we have forecast around santa rosa and 32 and 33 in napa and 40's around oakland and san francisco and 38 in san jose. temperatures in the mid-to-upper 50's under sun, and this time tomorrow, it will be raining. >> southbound 680 is jammed according to our app great martinez to 242 to highway 4 with an early accident gone but still, a stalled big rig at 242 in the right lane and a new accident southbound ♪ >>> and you know that voice anywhere. josh groban, "you raise me up." and he is right here at our desk this morning. >> i'm here at the desk. what is going on? >> you're so relaxed, you didn't even shave. >> i didn't shave. i'm not even wearing pants right now. it's incredible. i'm at the big boy desk. this is so exciting. as a singer, i'm just in the music section. i feel very honored -- >>
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